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Takuma Yamaguchi
Software Engineer (Machine Learning)
Takuma Yamaguchi has been involved in research on pattern recognition and machine learning since he was a student and has a PhD in engineering. In addition to his research on image recognition, computer vision, and voice recognition, he has also led a research project on algorithms for the calculation of train fares using operations research. After working at a company that developed social games, where he was responsible for the development and operation of their data analysis platform, he joined Mercari in 2016. At Mercari, he is responsible for image-focused machine learning, and has developed an image recognition feature that can be used when listing items on the app.